Region VII All Hazards Emergency Preparedness Committee Presents
IN THE MIDST OF CHAOS – 2023
Tinley Park Convention Center – September 22, 2023
18451 Convention Center Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477
Schedule subject to change
Limited to 50 participants.
Dr. James Doherty – Conference Moderator
Lieutenant Jason C. Redman, Naval Officer, US Naval SEAL – Get off the X and Learn to Lead
Session A: Peter Lazzara – Pediatric Assessment in Trauma: The EMS Way
Session B: Troy Siewert – Insightful Response to a Mental Health Crisis
Session C: Mike Caplan – Our Deadliest Weather: “The Unexpected Killer”
Session D: Kevin Sears – Considerations for Special Entrapment Incidents
Session E: Dr. William Hampton – From Batteries to Lightning Bolts: Electrical Trauma
Session F: Dr. Niko Arendovich – Older Adult Trauma: From Triage to Decision
Session G: Stop the Bleed-Part II
Trauma Nurse Coordinators:
Dana Arseneau RN, Michelle Dace RN, Megan Lynch RN, Aaron Konick RN, Leslie Livett RN and Danielle Wilson RN.
Activity Director: James Doherty, MD
Event Assistant: Marilyn Zanelli
A special thank you to: Stephanie L. Whitten, EMT-P, CHEC III EMS/Emergency Disaster Management Coordinator Advocate South Suburban Hospital for organizing the STOP THE BLEED PROGRAM, The Joliet American Legion Band, and the Illinois State Police for their participation.
- Define and assess the emergency preparedness responder’s roles and responsibilities during a mass casualty event.
- Describe the importance and indications for utilizing hemorrhage control, protective equipment, and incident management planning.
- Recognize the need for planning and education for all emergency responders to a mass casualty event, due to increased incidence of mass casualty type incidents.
All Physicians, CERTS, Emergency Management Agency Representatives, Emergency Medicine Physicians, EMS Personnel, Hospital Staff, MRC, Pediatricians, Police and Fire Department Personnel, Public Health Staff, Red Cross, Registered Nurses and Trauma Surgeons, Mental Health Professionals, and Faith-based Organizations.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
This activity is funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Credit Designation Statement:
Riverside Healthcare designates this activity for a maximum of 5.0 nursing contact hours.
Contact hours for nurses will be awarded upon successful completion of the program. Riverside Healthcare is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.